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Sigrun Srivastav

Sigrun Srivastav is an Indian author of German origin. She is a multi-faceted artist, a writer, a sculptor and an illustrator. As a writer she has written over 25 books for children of all ages. Her interests as an illustrator and a writer come together in her picture books for pre-school children. Her stories for 12 to 14 year old display a rare sensitivity towards the feelings, dreams, joys and fears of children of that age. One of her most popular books is A Moment of Truth in which she has brought together true-life stories from all over the world. Sigrun's writing are distinguished by a strong social consciousness as is evident from her concern about ecological problems, the plight of the differently-abled and poverty. Sigrun has also written scripts for children's films for both television and cinema. She lives in Delhi.

Motivational Story about School Friends: My Friend and I

Motiational English Story about School Friends: My Friend and I

“Vijaylakshmi”, called out the teacher of Class VI B, nodding at the girl seated in the middle of the room, “please come here”. The girl in the candy-striped uniform rose, black eyes flickering nervously. Her thick, frizzy hair was pulled tightly back into a long, heavy plait but wisps of hair had escaped and framed her face in a halo …

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Fight, Manju, Fight!: Sigrun Srivastav

Fight, Manju, Fight!: Sigrun Srivastav

Manjula Parelkar knew she was no Hussain. She could never be, not with those hands of hers, those claw-like malformed fingers, just two of them, two on each hand. Why her hands too? Wasn’t it enough that her feet were deformed; ending in two massive moon-shaped toes pointing at each other, the hard nails touching, grating against each other whenever …

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